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Happy Birthday MS Dhoni – Captain Cool is turning 37 years old today!

Happy Birthday MS Dhoni – Captain Cool is turning 37 years old today!

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) is nicknamed Captain Cool due to his calm, brilliant and valiant nature in the field. He is one of the most famous Indian cricketer, who has great leadership quality and wicket-keeping skills. He captained the Indian team in limited overs cricket and had always been a gem to the Indian cricket team in every worst possible situation.

Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Jharkhand to Pan Singh and Devaki Devi. He did his schooling at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir School in Ranchi. During his school days, he used to play badminton and football and was the goalkeeper of the school football team too. Once, he was sent by his football coach to play cricket for a local cricket club in Ranchi, that is when everyone got impressed with his wicket-keeping skills. His outstanding performance during the club match resulted in getting him a regular post of the wicketkeeper at the Commando Cricket Club. He also worked as a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at the Kharagpur Railway Station from 2001 to 2003.

His Achievements

  • He cracked the record of Adam Gilchrist for the highest score made by a wicketkeeper and by scored 183 runs.
  • He holds the record for the maximum dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper in an innings.
  • India reached the highest test score of 726-9 in history, under his captaincy.
  • He is the only ODI captain to have played at number seven and scored a century.
  • He is the first Indian wicketkeeper-batsman to reach 4000 tests runs.

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